Terp Young Scholars

July 12-31, 2020

Psychology

PSYC354: Multicultural Psychology

Online Instruction Details—Synchronous Instruction: 50%, Asynchronous Instruction: 50%

Note: In addition to the synchronous meeting times, this course also involves asynchronous material that students will need to access and complete on their own time.

What are the psychological implications of racism, sexism, homophobia and other structures of inequality in the United States? How do socio-cultural privilege and oppression influence individual and group thoughts, feelings, and behaviors? This course will take a current events focus to understanding multicultural and social justice issues in psychology with an emphasis on self-reflection, mental health, cross-cultural communication, and strategies for social change.

Course supplies: This course utilizes TurningPoint for student polling. To participate in a TurningPoint web poll, you will need to have a TurningPoint account. Once you have an account, to participate in a TurningPoint web poll, you will need the TurningPoint app on your mobile device, or you can log in to ttpoll.com on a web enabled device, and enter the Session ID provided by your instructor. For assistance with TurningPoint registration contact the University of Maryland Division of Information Technology at 301-405-1500 or itsupport@umd.edu.

Technical Requirements: The virtual classroom is a dynamic space, visit our Technical Requirements page to confirm you have the necessary technology to be successful in this online course.

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